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Calming accessories that help you sleep better

Sleep aids to stay rested. (Kinga Cichewicz via Unsplash/) Today’s culture is all about the ‘sleep when you’re dead’ mentality, even if it means sacrificing our wellbeing. Luckily, the tide has shifted back to the need for healthy, quality rest, and has put an emphasis on how important sleep is for functioning productively and creatively. […]

The best video games to play after your kids go to sleep

Power on. (Alexander Andrews via Unsplash/) As people who were kids at the time of the Nintendo Entertainment System’s release age up, a new league of gamers emerges, one that—thanks to the recent arrival of offspring—is made up of people unable to devote time to playing except for late in the evening, when the little […]

Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail

Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail | 10minemail.info Skip to content Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail | 10minemail.info Working in video games; the latest findings on sleep; and more – 10minmail By administrator September 6, 2019  10minmail, findings, games, latest, […]

Researchers model unihemispheric sleep in humans

Credit: Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Some animals, such as birds, dolphins, and whales, can engage in unihemispheric sleep, in which one hemisphere of the brain sleeps while the other hemisphere remains awake. Staying half-awake allows animals to literally “keep an eye open” for predators, and for migrating birds, allows for uninterrupted flight for days or […]

Our favorite weighted blankets for a better night’s sleep

Whether it was from Instagram ads or friends online, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about weighted blankets in the past few years. They claim to help people relax, relieve stress, and improve overall sleep quality. As an overly stressed, sleep-deprived individual, I was curious if the blankets actually worked. To my surprise, I had […]